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Glossary of terms

This section lists some common words and terms used in the Church of England. Cclick on the first letter of the word and a list of words beginning with that letter will appear. Click on more.. for that word for an explanation.  This will open a separate window with the description and, in some cases, an image.


Ecclesiastical

A term from the Greek, Ekklesia, pertaining to the church or used in association with clergymen.

Eucharist

Also called the Holy Communion or the Lord's Supper, is a service which includes the distribution of bread and wine to symbolise the body and blood of Jesus.